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  • Admissions Director

    Category
    Administrative
    Shift
    Day
    Hours
    Full-Time
    Union Position
    No
    Location
    St. Francis of Bellingham
    Address
    3121 Squalicum Pkwy
    City
    Bellingham
    State
    WA
    Zip
    98225
  • Overview

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    Now Hiring!

     

     

    Admissions Director: St. Francis of Bellingham​

    Full-time Day Shift Available 

     

    Please apply online at: https://careers-avamere.icims.com 


    Avamere St. Francis of Bellingham
    3121 Squalicum Parkway

    Bellingham, WA 98225
    (360) 734-6760

     

     

    The primary responsibility of this position is to coordinate the admissions process to ensure optimal transition and adjustment to the facility for our residents.

    Responsibilities/Qualifications/Skillset

    • Build and maintain professional relationships with referral source contacts including hospitals, physicians, clinic managers, insurance case managers, liaisons, and state and county caseworkers.
    • Coordinate the admission of each new resident, ensuring resident’s room is ready before they arrive and communicating with all departments to prepare for the new admission.
    • Conduct facility tours and ensure the interior of the facility is tour-ready and presents well to visitors at all times.
    • Assist in the resident admission orientation program, and provide residents with an admission information packet.
    • Review and explain to each new resident and/or resident’s family facility room rates, billing procedures, visitor/guest privileges, restrictions and resident care procedures.
    • Maintain an accurate record of available beds and a resident waiting list.
    • Complete, maintain and analyze daily and monthly census reports.
    • Coordinate 24/7 backup systems and coverage for admissions.
    • Create and uphold an atmosphere of warmth, patience, enthusiasm, and a calm and cheerful environment.
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Healthcare Administration or closely related field with 1 or more years of experience; or 5+ years of experience in related Healthcare field.
    • Knowledgeable of reimbursement systems such as Medicaid, Medicare and private insurances.
    • Knowledgeable of the rules, regulations and guidelines that govern nursing care facilities.
    • Able to deal tactfully with personnel, residents, visitors and the general public.
    • Maintain confidentiality of all resident care information in accordance with HIPAA guidelines.

    Facility Information

    The Avamere Family of Companies takes a holistic approach to post-acute care. We have designed a service that combines all of healthcare companies and healthcare professionals tied by the common goal of providing seamless care and support for all of our patients.

     

    St. Francis of Bellingham is a 120 bed facility providing skilled nursing rehabilitation, hospice, respite, long term care.  A Five Star rated building by Medicare.gov, committed to 30 years of quality care, St. Francis has recently gone through a multi-million dollar remodel.  Our care team is one of the most experience post-acute nurses within the Bellingham area.  St. Francis is known for wound care, rehab, post cardiac care as well as cancer care and is currently seeking top notch talent to join our all-star team of interdisciplinary professionals. 

     

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